Librarian for the people
Under the leadership of Carla D. Hayden, AM’77, PhD’87, a revered institution is connecting Americans with their country through its treasures. Plus: “A Few of Her Favorite Things.”
Reflections from John W. Boyer, AM’69, PhD’75, on three decades leading the College.
In 1938 Big Bertha answered the Big Apple’s call.
How the University of Chicago Folk Festival built its own tradition. Plus: “The Dylan Mystery.”
Love letters from Paris
For 50 years Janet Flanner, EX 1914 (1892–1978), shared her witty, sharp observations of Europe with New Yorker readers.
A UChicago feast for the senses.
Readers sound off
Readers weigh in on Chandra encounters, Medici meals, misinformation, and more.
Introducing the Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures
The Oriental Institute renames itself, but its mission remains the same.
Cinephiles look back on the first-ever Black women’s film festival.
Connect with slime mold
A living smartwatch tracks the bond between people and their devices.
My Very Own Library brings an author and icon to a neighborhood school.
A selection of recent books by UChicago faculty members.
Raise a mug to UChicago's campus cafés.
Interview: Cryptic kingdom
Matthew Nelsen, PhD’14, explores the mysteries of fungi.
Quick Study: UChicago research roundup
Peanuts, pollution, plant energy, and a precise picture of the universe.
W. R. Harper’s Index: UChicago Giving Day 2023
The annual day of collaborative fundraising by the numbers.
For the Record: UChicago news highlights
A selection of the latest headlines from across campus.
A selection of UChicago alumni whose names are in the news.
A selection of books, films, and recordings by UChicago alumni.
Photos from the archives and readers like you.
University of Chicago obituaries
Recent faculty, staff, and alumni obituaries.
Santa Ono, AB’84
Questions for the immunologist and 15th president of the University of Michigan.